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April 2014

 

Workshop:  Bullying

This workshop will cover the dynamics of bullying including: what bullying is, what the types of bullying are, who is bullied, and why children are bullied. Participants will learn: steps to intervene in bullying behavior, how to encourage students who witness bullying to take action, the role of the school, and laws and policies. This workshop also features a section specifically for parents of children with disabilities.

Wednesday, April 16,   7:00-8:30 p.m.

Granite Education Center, Room D-106

2500 South State St., Salt Lake City, UT, 84115
Register online at http://conta.cc/1d5ztXj or by calling Michelle Murphey at 385-646-4190.

 

Workshop in Spanish: Clase #6- Trabajando con las Escuelas:

Edificando un Equipo de Educación que Trabaje

Este programa es una serie de 7 clases especialmente diseñadas para niños que han sido afectados con el desoden del ADHD. Estas series seran de mcho provecho para usted y su familia incluyendo al niño o joven afectado. 
  
Los temas incluidos en este programa unico son: 
                                   
  • Visión General de lo que es el AD/HD o TDA/H
  • Asesoría a través del Tratamiento Multidisciplinario
  • Impacto del AD/HD en la familia & la Creación de estrategias de conducta positiva de acuerdo a la edad y el desarrollo del niño.  
  • Desarrollo de Estrategias e Intervenciones Que Fortalecen las Relaciones Familiares
  • ¿Qué puedo hacer cuando Mi hijo está teniendo problemas en la escuela?
  • Entender las leyes federales de la Educación: Visión General del 504 e IDEA
  • Trabajando con las escuelas: Construyendo un equipo de trabajo que funcione.

Wednesday, April 16                                   6:30-8:30 p.m.

Sanderson Community Center

5709 S. 1500 W., Taylorsville 
Register online at http://conta.cc/N3KsJA or by calling Nancy Guido 801-272-1051.

 

Conference:  Alpine Annual Parent Conference 

Thursday, April 17,   6:00-8:30 p.m.

Dan Peterson School 

169 North 1100 East E., American Fork, UT

Keynote:  Managing Difficult Behaviors  6:00 – 6:45 PM

Session 1:  6:55 – 7:40 PM

  • Behavior Strategies Severe/Profound
  • Helping the Struggling Student: RTI, Section 504 Plans, IEPs
  • Visual Supports
  • Helps with Eating and Drinking
  • Life Mapping – High nd Realistic Expectations for your Child

 Session 2:  7:45 – 8:30 PM

  • Behavior Strategies Mild/Moderate
  • Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
  • Reading Strategies for Beginning and Emerging Readers
  • Stretching and Range of Motion Exercises to Use at Home
  • Depression and Anxiety

 If you have question about the Parent Conference please call Maria Wiscombe at 801-318-1959 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop:  Journey to Adulthood: What Every Parent Needs to Know (Puberty and Sexuality)

If you find it uncomfortable to talk with your youth about sexuality and puberty, you’re not alone. Most parents do. Those conversations are critical to your child’s health and safety, however. They help your child with a disability develop self-care skills, cultivate social skills, gain an understanding of appropriate behaviors, increase personal safety, and be on the road to becoming a more independent adult. 

Tuesday, April 22,   6:30-8:30 p.m.

Canyons Technical Education Center 

825 E. 9085 S., Sandy, UT, 84094
Register online at http://conta.cc/MqN5Vz or by calling Lynda Hansen at 801-826-8192 or at 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop:  Transition to Middle School to  High School

The transition from elementary to middle school and middle school to high school is bound to create some anxiety for students and parents especially parents of students with disabilities. Join us for an evening where we will discuss what can be done to ease the transition and prepare your child for success.

Wednesday, April 23,   6:30-8:30 p.m.

Utah Parent Center, Conference Room

230 West 200 East, Suite 1101, Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
Register online at http://conta.cc/1fpvwy7 or by calling Amy Weyrich at 801-856-1264. 

 

Workshop in Spanish: Clase #7- Conclusión y Graduación

Este programa es una serie de 7 clases especialmente diseñadas para niños que han sido afectados con el desoden del ADHD. Estas series seran de mcho provecho para usted y su familia incluyendo al niño o joven afectado. 
  
Los temas incluidos en este programa unico son: 
  • Visión General de lo que es el AD/HD o TDA/H
  • Asesoría a través del Tratamiento Multidisciplinario
  • Impacto del AD/HD en la familia & la Creación de estrategias de conducta positiva de acuerdo a la edad y el desarrollo del niño.  
  • Desarrollo de Estrategias e Intervenciones Que Fortalecen las Relaciones Familiares
  • ¿Qué puedo hacer cuando Mi hijo está teniendo problemas en la escuela?
  • Entender las leyes federales de la Educación: Visión General del 504 e IDEA
  • Trabajando con las escuelas: Construyendo un equipo de trabajo que funcione.

Wednesday, April 23                                   6:30-8:30 p.m.

Sanderson Community Center

5709 S. 1500 W., Taylorsville 
Register online at http://conta.cc/1c8GnPS or by calling Nancy Guido 801-272-1051.

 

Conference:  Nebo Transition Mini-Conference

The transition to adult life can leave you feeling you are “NO Where” – totally lost! Get to “KNOW Where” by learning about planning for transition to adulthood.

Thursday, April 24,   8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Advanced Learning Center

570 South Main Street, Springville, Utah 84663
Register online at http://conta.cc/Qzsrok or by calling Heidi Whittaker at 801-228-8144 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051. 

 

Workshop:  Resources and Funding for Special Needs – Cedar City

This will be an interactive session on health care and community supports for children and youth.  The overall goal of this session is to help parents identify services that will benefit their children and families.  The first part of this class will be the ABC’s of special needs.  This presentation will inform families of children who are newly diagnosed with a disability or special need on how to build resiliency.  Information will include understanding how the diagnosis can affect the family, strengthening the family, supporting siblings and creating a framework to support the child with special needs.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014   5:00-8:30 p.m.

Iron County School District

2077 W. Royal Hunt Drive, Cedar City, UT, 84720
Register online at http://conta.cc/1m3QKp1 or by calling the Utah Parent Center 801-272-1051 or Utah Family Voices at 801-272-1068.

 

Workshop:  Planning for a Secure Financial Future for Youth and Adults with Disabilities

  • Financial Strategies presented by Blake L. Hansen, SpecialCare Planner, ChFC® , CASL, MassMutual Intermountain West and,
  • Special Needs Legal Planning and Guardianship: Creating a Special Needs Trust After attending, you will walk away with the tools to set your legal affairs in order for you and your child with disabilities. Presenters will outline the legal documents you need to protect your family and will provide you access to a special needs trust. Also, learn what legal guardianship is and why it is essential for your child with disabilities.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014   6:30-8:30 p.m.

Utah Parent Center

230 West 200 South Suite 1101, Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
Register online at http://conta.cc/1h3910C  or by calling the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop:  Resources and Funding for Special Needs – St. George

This will be an interactive session on health care and community supports for children and youth.  The overall goal of this session is to help parents identify services that will benefit their children and families.  The first part of this class will be the ABC’s of special needs.  This presentation will inform families of children who are newly diagnosed with a disability or special need on how to build resiliency.  Information will include understanding how the diagnosis can affect the family, strengthening the family, supporting siblings and creating a framework to support the child with special needs.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014   5:00-8:30 p.m.

The Learning Center

2044 S. Mesa Palms Drive, St. George, UT, 84770
Register online at http://conta.cc/1m3IKUX or by calling the Utah Parent Center 801-272-1051 or Utah Family Voices at 801-272-1068.

 

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